Kentucky Avenue School

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded2002

Student Body

Total Students84 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradeKentucky Avenue School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
30%
Average Class Size12 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition Notes11,200 Kindergarten to 5th Grade 11,800 6th, 7th, 8th Grades
Admissions AssociateLuci Regrut

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Art Camp, Maker Camp, Music Camp, Quilting Art Camp, Maker Camp, Music Camp, Quilting,

School Notes

  • Kentucky Avenue School is a small, vibrant, independent school located in Pittsburgh's Shadyside neighborhood. KAS serves diverse students from kindergarten through eighth grade. We offer small classes, a child-friendly environment, skilled teaching, and a challenging curriculum conveyed through both traditional and innovative methods. KAS sponsors an aftercare program in which our students can tackle their homework and enjoy supervised socializing, snacks, sports, and free play. KAS is a Let's Move Champion School and has the only lunch program in the area that prepares and serves fresh and healthy lunches on site. In addition, specialized after-school classes, such as Maker Club, Art Camp, and Film Club, are offered throughout the year.
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